Dr. Kate Dee
West Seattle Physician
Kate Dee grew up in New York City and attended Yale for college and medical school, finishing her MD in 1994. She first came to Seattle for residency at the University of Washington in 1995 followed by fellowship in Breast Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco.
She was a breast cancer specialist at Seattle Breast Center for 13 years, receiving Top Doc honors each year since 2010. After a successful career in breast cancer, Kate found her way to aesthetic medicine in her 40’s when her expertise with needle procedures coincided with a deep interest in anti-aging techniques.
After an introduction to Botox and laser physics, being the science geek that she is, she began a thorough education in aesthetic medicine, leading her to found Glow Medispa in 2014. Since then she has become an expert in her field, offering skin care, laser resurfacing, skin tightening, injectables and body sculpting. She is also a health coach!
Dr. Desiree Otto
Des is a Seattle native who spent half of her formative years growing up on her family’s farm in Montana. She is passionate about patient care and science. She attended the University of Washington for medical school and surgical residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been in private practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology for 22 rewarding years bringing beautiful babies into the world.
Both prior to and during her medical training, Des’ passion for science led to her pursuit of discovery through scientific research. Her areas of study were collagen biology and skin disorders, reproductive biology, and cancer gene therapy. Through time, Des has become increasingly interested in combating the aging process, both for herself and her patients, especially since she turned 50. Des has been using her scientific training to carefully select specific medical techniques that are able to predictably achieve safe and natural-appearing results for her patients.
Desiree’s life long goal has always been to achieve medical excellence and she uses her passion and experience to deliver safe and effective products and services to her patients to yield beautiful natural results.
Dr. Giao Kaplan
Growing up in a military family, Giao (pronounced Zow) Kaplan lived in various areas of the United States and Asia. She completed her medical education at the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1996. She subsequently completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis.
After working in the Puget Sound area as an Emergency physician for 20 years, Dr. Kaplan grew increasingly focused on wellness, leading her to pursue a career in Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine. She maintains her education and awareness of the most innovative techniques and technologies through the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, IMCAS Academy and AmSpa.
Dr. Kaplan provides a comprehensive approach to anti-aging therapy while advocating for synergistic treatments that combine various modalities for optimal results. She shares her enthusiasm for Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine to help others feel youthful, confident, and beautiful both inside and out. Dr. Kaplan customizes each individual’s needs to formulate unique aesthetic health plans for the most natural appearing results.